Podcast nr 2: Energy policy of Poland and the Czech Republic until 2050.

Michal Hrubý, a research fellow at our Institute, provided a video commentary for podcast hosted by the Economic Forum / Forum Ekonomiczne. Will the green transformation be an easy task? How is the war in Ukraine pushing us towards a faster green and digital transformation? Michal Hruby talks about that in his commentary.

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ČRo Plus: Serbs don't want to join the EU. According to ordinary people, it would be collusion with other corrupt countries

What attitude Serbian citizens have towards EU membership, why they have a "rational attitude" towards it and what their historical ties to Russia are, is the topic of our associate research fellow Marko Stojić's commentary for Czech Radio Plus.

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iDnes: Czech sounds through Brussels. Spejbl and Hurvínek will be there with the Presidency

The Czech Republic will sit on the EU Council for the second time in July. Thanks to the presidency and the growing number of visiting diplomats, the Czech language is spreading through Brussels more than usual, so you can hear "ahoj" or "rád tě vidím" here and there in the streets, writes Žiga Faktor in his commentary for iDNES.cz.

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Info.cz: EU enlargement: The stalemate could be unblocked by a solution that is beginning to emerge across Europe

Our senior researcher Jana Juzová wrote an article for server Info.cz about the Brussels summit of EU leaders. In her commentary, she discusses in more detail what topics were on the agenda and whether the question of future EU enlargement was answered.

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iDnes.cz: Ukraine's invitation to the EU spoils the bitterness of unfulfilled promises to the Balkans

The news server iDnes.cz published a commentary by our Senior Research Fellow Jana Juzová. In her commentary, she discusses Ukraine's candidate status and compares it with the situation in the Balkans, where some countries have been waiting for EU membership for decades.

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ČRo Plus: Ukraine's integration into the European Union and the role of the Presidency in these processes

The head of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, commented for ČRo Plus on the Czech Republic's position as the presiding country in Ukraine's EU accession talks. In his commentary, he mentioned what is the decisive factor for the length of the accession talks and whether it is possible to change these procedures during the state of war.

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Seznamzpravy.cz: A blow to the Czech car industry? MEPs approve end to internal combustion engines

In connection with the approval of the proposal to ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines after 2035, Michal Hruby's commentary for the Seznam Zprávy news website is an optimistic view of the future that awaits us with electric cars.

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Klimatickakoalice.cz: The European Parliament today missed an opportunity to position the EU as a clear climate leader

According to Michal Hrubý, our researcher, the state's responsibility for the overall reduction of emissions in transport is a signal for the transition to cleaner mobility. In his commentary, he discusses what challenges await us in the transition to emission-free car models after 2035 and what opportunities are open to the Czech Republic in this direction. Kateřina Davidová, a researcher at our institute, adds her words on European climate policy, describing the possible impacts of weakening the EU ETS.

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Brussels will decide tomorrow whether to ban the sale of internal combustion engines

The magazine Flotila published an article written for iDnes.cz about the ongoing debate on the change of emission limits for cars, for which our researcher Michal Hrubý provided a commentary on electromobility.

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EURACTIV: Czech expert: EU treaty change unlikely after Conference on the Future of Europe

Our research fellow Zuzana Stuchlíková has provided a commentary for EURACTIV on the EU debate on the future of Europe, in which EU citizens are participating. In the commentary, she outlines how crucial the recommendations that will reach the final stage will be and how, if at all, the European Council will implement citizens' proposals.

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